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    1. Emoticons. Wow.

      Emoticons. Wow.
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      Dumb question, but are you flooring it making the...

      Dumb question, but are you flooring it making the wheels spin? If so, the EPC light will come on if your tires lose traction; that's normal.
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      Connect cable to car. Open VCDS. Run the AUTOSCAN...

      Connect cable to car. Open VCDS. Run the AUTOSCAN feature. Save results as TXT file. Copy and past here with your question(s).
    4. Read the first thread in this forum. You need to...

      Read the first thread in this forum. You need to post model specific questions in the model specific forums; NOT in the Lounge.
    5. 1 Fault Found: 00928 - Locking Module for...

      1 Fault Found:
      00928 - Locking Module for Central Locking; Front Driver Side (F220)
      008 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent

      This is a common failure on some VWs; especially 1999-2004 models....
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      Get ready for the rest of the cloth to start...

      Get ready for the rest of the cloth to start sagging. A-pillars, headliner, c-pillars, door trim. Whatever adhesive VW used, it ain't holding up.
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      I'd check bolt pattern & offset. There may be a...

      I'd check bolt pattern & offset. There may be a listing under a different make that has the same bolt pattern.
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      a3clusters

      a3clusters
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      There's a wheel specific to the WRC: OZ...

      There's a wheel specific to the WRC: OZ Superturismo WRCs:
      ...
    10. Possible, but you would need to test it to find...

      Possible, but you would need to test it to find out.
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      For OEM replacements, I go to: ...

      For OEM replacements, I go to:

      www.1stvwparts.com

      They may be far for some people, but nobody beats their prices on OEM parts; and they're a VW dealership.
    12. 1. ISVs don't fail often. 2. You can test the...

      1. ISVs don't fail often.

      2. You can test the ISV to see if it is bad. There's a test method outlined in the Bentley manual using a multi-meter.

      3. Check for vacuum leaks throughout the engine....
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      If you rent it out for $50, you may never get it...

      If you rent it out for $50, you may never get it back. Why not buy it, add yourself to the VCDS map-searchable locator thread in the VAG-COM forum, and charge people a small fee for scanning and...
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      In theory a smaller overall wheel/tire diameter...

      In theory a smaller overall wheel/tire diameter would decrease your MPGs as more rotations are required to cover the same distance. However, there are too many other factors that would make it...
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      I think all AT VWs prior to the MKV models had...

      I think all AT VWs prior to the MKV models had junk transmissions. I know the MKIVs w/ATs are avoided like the plague. MKIIIs aren't any better.
    16. Maybe the previous owner installed the wrong tie...

      Maybe the previous owner installed the wrong tie rods. There are two brands of steering racks on these cars: TRW & ZF. The tie rods are not interchangeable.
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      Looks like there is. On alarm module pinout T10/5...

      Looks like there is. On alarm module pinout T10/5 looks like it goes to another harness T2t/1 that ties into the trunk release solenoid circuit on the closed side of the interior release switch. If...
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      Possibly. I'll take a look at the wiring diagrams...

      Possibly. I'll take a look at the wiring diagrams to see what I find.
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      There's another micro-switch (#4 in the picture) ...

      There's another micro-switch (#4 in the picture) inside the latch mechanism housing. This switch tells the car if the hatch/trunk is open/closed (and operates the interior light). You need to...
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      It is not connected directly to the latch...

      It is not connected directly to the latch mechanism. If you look on the back of the lock cylinder there's a flat circle shaped disk that turns when you turn the key. There is a micro-switch with a...
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